Join us for our Spring Japan Currents on the global impact of anime and manga!
February 20th, 2020
5:00pm - 8:15pm
Twilight Room at the Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar in the Loop
St. Louis, MO 63112
Enjoy a three-panel discussion followed by a quick Q&A session and a lavish reception.
Seats are limited, so register early!
Hiroko Yoda - CEO - JapanAlt Co. Ltd.
Hiroko Yoda started JapanAlt in 2003; a
Tokyo-based entertainment localization
and translation company. She is the author of
numerous books, including "Yokai Attack! The
Monster Survival Guide", "Introduction to Yokai
Culture: Monsters, Ghosts, and Outsiders in
Japanese History", and "Japandemionium
Illustrated: the Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama
Susan Napier - Professor - Tufts University
Susan Napier is a professor at Tufts University
in Massachusetts. She is an anime and manga
critic and has written several books, including
"From Impressionism to Anime: Japan as Fantasy
and Fan Cult in the Western Imagination", "Anime
from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle: Experiencing
Contemporary Japanese Animation", and
Tony Oliver - Voice Actor
Tony Oliver was named on IMDB's Top 20 of All
Time Anime Voice Actor List. He is best known for
his work as the voice of 'Rick Hunter' in Robotech.
He helped create "The Mighty Morphin Power
Rangers." Tony's many voice acting credits include,
Lupin in 'Lupin the 3rd', Gojyo in 'Saiyuki Reload',
Ulquiorra in 'Bleach', Hibiki in 'Vandread', and
Harry in 'Gungrave.'
This event is generously sponsored by:
"Japan America Society of St. Louis" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
University of Missouri - St. Louis
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis MO 63121-4400